RNC Releases Schedule: AG Olens gets prime time slot

The 2012 Republican National Convention is right around the corner – Mon, Aug 27 through Thurs, Aug 30 in Tampa, Florida.  For those who are anxiously awaiting deets, the convention schedule for Wed, Aug 29 was posted around lunch today. [Aug 28 Schedule, Aug 27 Schedule]

Note that Georgia AG  Sam Olens gets a prime speaking spot on the night VP Nominee Rep. Paul Ryan speaks.

Wednesday’s Convention Theme: “We Can Change It”

Tampa, Fla. – Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus today announced the theme and speakers for Wednesday, August 29, the third night of next week’s 2012 Republican National Convention. The theme, said Priebus, will be “We Can Change It.”

“Having suffered through the longest sustained period of high unemployment since the Great Depression, Americans already know we can do better,” said Republican Convention CEO William Harris. “Next Wednesday, Republicans will lay out Mitt Romney’s plan to do just that.”

7:30 p.m. Convention convenes

Call to order
Introduction of Colors
Pledge of Allegiance
National Anthem
Remarks by Senate Republican Leader and Convention Temporary Chairman
Mitch McConnell (KY)
Performance by Beau Davidson
Segment to be announced
Remarks by Senator John McCain (AZ)
Remarks by Attorney General Pam Bondi (FL) and Attorney General Sam Olens(GA)
Remarks by Senator John Thune (SD)
Remarks by Governor Jeb Bush (FL)
Remarks by Senator Rob Portman (OH)
Remarks by Steve Cohen, Screen Machine
Remarks by Governor Luis Fortuño (PR)
Remarks by Governor Tim Pawlenty (MN)
Remarks by Condoleezza Rice
Remarks by vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan
Benediction by Archbishop Demetrios


    • View from Brookhaven says:

      I had to Google this Steve Cohen because an earlier list I saw didn’t list his business.

      First result for that name was the Congressman from TN-9, a Democrat. An unlikely pick.
      Second result was some hedge fund guy that’s worth $8 billion. Getting warmer!
      Third result was some guy who bills himself as “The Millionaire’s Magician.” Oh, that would be fun…

      Then, yeah, some news article says he’s the token small business owner who will get up there for 3 minutes and rant on how regulations and China are killing jobs. Givn the time allotted, I’m not expecting much substance.

        • Charlie says:

          Look at those ads to the right… And those to the left…

          Besides, as I’ve already said, too many of you fine people think you’re infallible and this is our small gesture in proving you’re not. (fake smile emoticon so you think I’m kidding when i’m really not)

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